Indian Fry-Bread 


  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons powdered milk
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 1 cup shortening
  • Extra flour to flour your hands

-Put flour in bowl, add baking powder, salt and powdered milk.
-Mix in warm water to form dough.
-Cover hands in flour.
-Knead dough by hand until soft but not sticky. Cover with a cloth and let stand for 15 minutes.
-Shape dough into balls about 2 inches across then flatten by patting and stretching the dough.
-Melt shortening about an inch deep in frying pan. When hot put dough in pan. Fry one side till golden brown, then turn and fry the other.
-Can be topped with honey, powdered sugar, etc. You can also make it savory by topping with cooked sausage, or fried egg…. Enjoy.





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